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The Gospel (2005)

PG  |   |  Drama, Music  |  7 October 2005 (USA)
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This is a story about a successful young R&B singer that has an unlikely homecoming when his father, the bishop, becomes ill.

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David Taylor
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Reverend Charles Frank
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Charlene Taylor Frank
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Bishop Fred Taylor
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Ernestine
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Minister Hunter
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Rain Walker
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Maya Walker
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Young David
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Brother Gordon
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Oscar
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Bishop Stackhouse
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A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood friend creating a "new vision" for the church, he is forced to deal with family turmoil, career suicide, and relationship issues that send him on a collision course with redemption or destruction. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for thematic elements including suggestive material, and mild language | See all certifications »

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7 October 2005 (USA)  »

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Gospel  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,523,571 (USA) (7 October 2005)

Gross:

$15,778,152 (USA) (18 November 2005)
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Quotes

Charlene Frank: You're amazing. You quote scripture better than anybody I know. You know the Bible backwards and forwards. But you have no clue... no clue. You need Jesus, Frank. You need Jesus.
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Spin-off The Gospel Live Concert (2005) See more »

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Now Behold the Lamb
Written by Kirk Franklin
Performed by Tamyra Gray and Clifton Powell with "The Gospel" Choir
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Great PG movie
26 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At our recent church lock-in, I showed this movie to our teens at our church. Some aren't allowed to watch non-animated movies (sheltered), but they all watched this and enjoyed it. I like the verses and biblical application that isn't too forced on you. It's not pushed down your throat. This is a great movie for those who are just beginning to learn about Christ's love. Also, there is some great music--and I don't usually listen to gospel. For those who like cussing, action-packed, movies with lots of gratuitous sex scenes, this isn't the movie for them. However, I think the movie reaches the audience it was trying to reach quite successfully.


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